Nina, Millennium Fellow 2015-2016

flip inc., columbia university

Nina is a freshman at Columbia University where she studies Political Science. Nina is a founding member of FLIP (First Generation Low Income) National, a national non-profit devoted to promoting equal opportunity for first-generation and low-income students in higher education. Established in 2015 at Columbia University, FLIP National has expanded and worked to implement various initiatives to address a multitude of issues that affect first-generation and low-income students across many higher education campuses. For the past 8 years Nina has worked with a not-for-profit organization to enhance understanding and peace through cultural exchange. She intends to apply some of the same values to FLIP National. Nina hopes to one day work with the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard and collaborate with the UN to research in preventing Human Trafficking.